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Medical Assistant

Company: Practice Management of America Inc
Location: Smithtown
Posted on: November 27, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Duties:Looking for a Medical Assistant that has the ability to quickly prepare patients ahead of time for physician in multiple rooms. This role will be responsible for the oversight of all Medical Assistants and will provide training for new MA's that come into the company to ensure standards and expectations are achieved.Verifies patient information by interviewing patient; recording medical history; confirming purpose of visit.Prepares patients for examination by performing preliminary physical tests; taking blood pressure, weight, and temperature; reporting patient history summary.Responsible for office procedures such as blood draws, EKG's, urines, etc.Secures patient information and maintains patient confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; completing diagnostic coding and procedure coding; keeping patient information confidential.Calls patients with lab results, follow-up information that physician requests MA to complete.Re-fills prescriptions as requested by MD.Prepares charts, and ensures paperwork is completed and consent forms are secured.Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.Role may rotate throughout other offices as needed.Expected to answer phones when phones are ringing and administrative staff is tied up.Expected to greet patient in waiting room and bring to exam room.Expected to have a very professional and upbeat personality with patients and other staff members.Job Duties as assigned by office administrator.Minimum required credentials:Proficient in eClinical Works is requiredCertified Medical Assistant requiredBLS Certification requiredH.S. Diploma or G.E.D. requiredMedical Assistant license active and in good standing.Demonstrates interpersonal skills by effectively communicating with all levels of management, staff and outside vendors.Strong emphasis on organizational skills and strong attention to detail and ability to multi taskAbility to deal with data that is of a sensitive and confidential nature (HIPAA)Excellent oral and written communication skillsExcellent understanding of medical terminology, common medical abbreviations, and chart documentation PI197718990

Keywords: Practice Management of America Inc, Westport , Medical Assistant, Healthcare , Smithtown, Connecticut

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